Lunar Earthbag Structures

Mandeep Singh, a graduate student from India, conducted research on lunar earthbag structures for his master’s thesis at Auburn University, Alabama. This is a very interesting and exciting find that has obvious applications here on earth, particularly for the construction of lightweight, insulated vaults. Custom shaped, top connected bags were filled with vermiculite with a … Read more

How to Find Answers about Earthbag Building

Are you spending lots of time searching for earthbag information? Using the search engines on this blog and at will make the job a lot easier. You’ll have hundreds of the best blog posts and articles at your fingertips. Virtually every topic you can think of has already been examined in detail. This blog, … Read more

A “Recycled” School using Earthbags

This article is from, where there is also a video showing the school that has the same sound track as the text below. A school in Pune, India is a model example of how to follow a greener lifestyle. It’s not just teaching its students chapters on recycling, but setting an example. With walls … Read more

Earthbag Building Guide Acknowledgements

The peer review process for this book has included input from other earthbag builders. I would like to thank all those who participated in our Earthbag Building 2.0 contest and others who made contributions. Gathering the best new ideas from the best builders has helped make this a better book. Contributors include Dr. Bill Taha, … Read more

Earthbag Building Guide Table of Contents 2

More book reviews: “This book is very useful for anyone interested in working with earthbags…even those who have experience, since there are many new and innovative concepts presented. It embraces all aspects of safely constructing vertical earthbag walls, discusses ways to insulate and plaster them, and talks about roof options and other details. It even … Read more